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KUPWARA: A meeting of officers of District Kupwara under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir was held today in meeting hall of DC office to discuss measures taken for outcome oriented implementation of Mission Indradhanush under Extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan. Meeting was attended by CMO, Dr. Prahlad Singh, Dy CMO, District Programme officer ICDS Mission, BMOs, CDPOs, field functionaries of health department and other concerned.

The meeting was informed that first round of immunization under Mission Indradhanush will commence from 16th July 2018 to cover children  aged 0 to 2 years and expecting mothers for immunization. The second round of immunization will begin from 3rd August 2018 and third round will take place from 10 September 2018 onwards. The Mission is a  part of EGSA Phase-II  which also includes  Cash Assistance of Rs 500 to patients suffering from Tuberculosis. 

All concerned departments committed that no stone will be left unturned in vaccinating all drop outs of the District under the Mission. DC  directed the CDPOs to work in synergy with other departments and mobilise  grass root functionaries including Aganwari workers and Ashas for the success of the mission.  He further directed the officers to work in a coordinated manner to identify the obstructions in the immunization process, if any and find solutions to remove the bottlenecks to ensure that children are fully immunized. "There should be sincere involvement of all the concerned officials to avail this historic opportunity for ensuring a healthy future of our State", said DC Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir.